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Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
  • Aug 20

    Chicago Alumni, Bigelows, and Public Law Fellows on the Teaching Market, 2014-15

    Chicago Alumni, Bigelows, and Public Law Fellows on the Teaching Market, 2014-15
    In order to protect the privacy of our candidates, please e-mail me at bleiter@uchicago.edu to get a copy of the detailed profiles of our candidates,...
  • Aug 20

    When the FAR goes live shortly...

    When the FAR goes live shortly...
    ...it will once again include the feature that permits one to search by law school attended (a feature that mysteriously disappeared last year). Judy Areen,...
  • Aug 18

    Legal externships, circa 1940

    Legal externships, circa 1940
    An amusing story, of special interest to Chicago folks. (Thanks to Dean Rowan for the pointer.)
Rank this Week: 501

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    “No just God would stand for what they did yesterday and what they do every single day,” President Obama said earlier this afternoon, in reaction to the appalling video of the beheading of American journalist James Foley by an…
  • Aug 20

    Another Clue on Anwar Al-Aulaqi

    Another Clue on Anwar Al-Aulaqi
    A few weeks ago, I wrote a pair of posts analyzing where the notion of imminence comes from in the government’s thinking about targeted killing—and in David Barron’s OLC memo on the Al-Aulaqi strike. In one, I wrote: I…
  • Aug 20

    The Politics of War Powers in Iraq

    The Politics of War Powers in Iraq
    The WSJ reports that the initial success of American airstrikes in Iraq is spurring a push for broader military engagement against the Islamic State (IS, or ISIS, or ISIL) in Iraq.  Our deepening military involvement in Iraq accentuates…
Rank this Week: 69

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    Must or Should D.A. Robert McCulloch Step Aside in the Michael Brown case?

    Must or Should D.A. Robert McCulloch Step Aside in the Michael Brown case?
    A NYT editorial tonight says Robert McCulloch should should step aside in the Michael Brown case. Among the reasons: When he was a boy, "his father [a police officer] was killed on the job...by a black suspect while helping another...
  • Aug 19

    "In Praise of Maritza Munich [the former GC of Wal-Mart]"

    "In Praise of Maritza Munich [the former GC of Wal-Mart]"
    Sung Hui Kim has a post at The Conglomerate about a recent decision by the Delaware high court, affirming a Garner exception to attorney client privilege in the context of the Wal-Mart bribery scandal. I'm not up to speed on...
  • Aug 18

    Transforming the Delivery of Legal Services in Canada Part I: Where is the Data?

    Transforming the Delivery of Legal Services in Canada Part I: Where is the Data?
    I read with great interest the CBA Legal Futures Initiative’s recent report, Transforming the Delivery of Legal Services in Canada (“CBA Report”). Although I disagree with much of the CBA Report, it eloquently expresses an…
Rank this Week: 224

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    On Israel, Gaza and double standard

    On Israel, Gaza and double standard
    Philosopher Daniel Weinstock (McGill) comments.
  • Aug 20

    A good case for boycotting Illinois until they rectify the mistreatment of Salaita

    A good case for boycotting Illinois until they rectify the mistreatment of Salaita
    Philosopher Paul Boghossian (NYU) gave me permission to post his comments in support of boycotting Illinois over the Salaita scandal: We have an important moral issue before us. Academic freedom is endangered. A person, who had resigned his…
  • Aug 20

    What is "crucial" for the success of the APA's new journal (JAPA)?

    What is "crucial" for the success of the APA's new journal (JAPA)?
    Philosopher Sally Haslanger (MIT) writes: "It is crucial to the success of the journal that it represent research done by the many different intellectual constituencies of the APA." That seems to me the primary danger for the journal, not…
Rank this Week: 151

Texas Coastal Law Society

Texas Coastal Law Society

From the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas.

http://texascoastallaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3443